In a global economy, life science companies seeking to scale up and attract investment naturally look beyond their home country; it is just as important to think globally when building your patent portfolio. Filing a patent application in your home country starts off a chain of events and time limits that can seem complex. Obtaining foreign patent protection is also quite a lengthy process with various stages and strategies available that should be taken into consideration. In this guidance note we provide an overview of these procedures and bring clarity to this complex process.

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